We are very proud of GEC-KO’s own Dr. Judith Allanson who will be receiving the 2014 Founders Award from the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists (CCMG). This award is given to members of the CCMG who have made outstanding contributions to Canadian medical genetics. The award is in Read more
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Future of clinical genomics?
Biesecker and Green developed a primer for clinicians on how to approach clinical genome and exome sequencing (CGES). The comprehensive summary provides a technical overview and discussion of limitations of CGES, summarizes indications for ordering and evaluation, interpretation and communication of results, and how to address incidental findings. Additionally Read more
GEC-KO on the run
Have you been looking for concise, up-to-date, evidence-based information sheets on genetic disorders, technologies or other current genomic topics? Ones that are written for healthcare providers? Ones that may have an accompanying point of care tool? Look no further! The GEC-KO on the run collection is written by a genetic counsellor with Read more
Access to genomic services
A recent commentary in Genetics in Medicine (Haga et al., 2014) highlighted a barrier for primary care use of genomic services – access. Do you know that many Canadian genetics centres have a genetic counsellor or geneticist on-call? Often part of this role is to answer questions from other Read more